What is a Metronome?

What is a Metronome?

No, it’s not a garden gnome that resides in a city.  A metronome is a device that produces a steady click or other sound that musicians can use to maintain a steady beat while playing. Take a look around; is there a good old fashioned ticking clock in the room? ...
Teacher Feature – Meet Kerry!

Teacher Feature – Meet Kerry!

Kerry Bevens, our dance instructor extraordinaire, has been teaching children for almost twenty years.  She began her formal ballet training at age seven and has been dancing and bringing the joy of dance to others ever since.  Miss Kerry specializes in teaching young...
Practice Tip: Making Repetition a Game

Practice Tip: Making Repetition a Game

Remember when your elementary school teacher made you write “I will not throw spitballs at my classmates” three-hundred times as punishment for lobbing slime balls at your arch-nemesis?  Okay, I’m sure you didn’t actually do that.  But...
Benefits of Stop & Go Play

Benefits of Stop & Go Play

In our Kindermusik Foundations classes we have been doing a lot of stop & go games, songs, and dances this month.  But babies are not the only little ones who benefit from stop & go – children of all ages enjoy and reap amazing developmental benefits...
Teacher Feature – Meet Miguel!

Teacher Feature – Meet Miguel!

Miguel Yannuzzi, our master of fretted strings, is one of our newest teachers at The Harmony Garden. As dad of two of our piano students, he’s actually been part of our studio family for several years, and we are thrilled to welcome him to our teaching team as...
A Peek Inside a Kindermusik Class

A Peek Inside a Kindermusik Class

The #1 question we are asked by parents is… “So, what do you do in a Kindermusik class, anyway?” Great question! And, since you might just be wondering the same thing yourself, here are some of the delightful, learning-packed activities you and your...